Route 66

Various articles about and related to Route 66

  • Bottle Tree Forest
    Elmer Long’s place — Historic Route 66 – Helendale, Ca.
  • By-Passing Barstow
    Bits from an interesting 1961 article about by-passing downtown Barstow and modernizing transportation infrastructure at the geographical descendant of ‘Forks-in-the-Road‘ of pioneering ...
  • Macadam
    In 1873 Scottish inventor John Loudon McAdam created an inexpensive type of paving that used rocks and gravel, was put down while ...
  • Sagebrush Inn: Route 66
    Now, there is no question that Bessie catered to some wild goings on at the Sage Brush Inn, but the thing that ...
  • An Invitation to Summit
    Letters to Desert Magazine, Oct. 1942  Dear Sir: When I came over here three months ago, I brought four copies of Desert with me. ...
  • The Hardy Pioneer
    by Jean Goldbranson – 1967 As you whiz down the freeway in a well protected automobile, have you ever wondered what life was ...
  • $150,000 Summit Road Route Being Considered
    State Highway Commissioner Darlington has under advisement the matter of which route to choose for the 15-mile state highway to be built ...
Blue Cut – Cajon Pass
Emma Jean’s – Victorville
Bagdad Cafe – Newberry Springs
Roy’s – Amboy